Ana Paunovic, MD| Internal Medicine | MedStar Health

Ana Paunovic, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (651 reviews)

Specialities: Internal Medicine

Languages: English

About me

Dr. Ana Paunovic (she/her) graduated from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2010. She completed her residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2013. Dr. Paunovic specializes in internal medicine with the MedStar Health Primary Care at Navy Yard in Washington D.C. She is particularly interested in mental health inckuding eating disorders, is LGBTQIA+ friendly, and Health At Every Size (HAES) aligned.

Philosophy of Care
“Optimal medical care is born out of creating a partnership between me and my patients with open communication and patient education as key components. My patients can expect to receive cutting-edge, evidence-based medicine in a nurturing and supportive environment.”

Dr. Paunovic sees patients at the following location:

5454 Wisconsin Ave.
Ste. 1100
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-664-4984

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Physical Exams
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis To Pollen
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Sprain
  • Arm Strain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • Asthma Flares
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bee Sting Allergy
  • Bee Stings
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bereavement
  • Bicep Pain
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Eye
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Calf Pain
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Claudication
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Dandruff
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Decreased Pulses
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diarrhea
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysthymia
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elevated LDL Cholesterol
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythema
  • Eye Infections
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprain
  • Finger Strain
  • Fingernail Injury
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Strain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Infections
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Head Congestion
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Illness
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Insect Bites And Stings
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Strain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lipomas
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Memory Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Missed Periods
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Night Sweats
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Numbness
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Oral Candidiasis
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Attack
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Persistent Asthma
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plant Dermatitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rhinitis
  • Ringworm Of Body
  • Ringworm Of Groin
  • Ringworm Of Head
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Shakiness
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Irritations
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Spine Injury
  • Sputum Production
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stye
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Subungual Hematoma
  • Sunburn
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thumb Sprain
  • Thumb Strain
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Twitching
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Unexpected Weight Loss
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Viral Infections
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Wasp Stings
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Xerosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Administrative Physicals
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Blood Test
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Examination
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chemistry Blood Panel
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • College Health
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Ear Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Health Maintenance
  • Health Screening
  • HIV Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Lab Services
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Medication Refills
  • Medication Renewal
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • Mens Health
  • Migraine Treatment
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Booster
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oral Contraceptive
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Exams
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen Blood Test
  • Rapid Strep Test
  • Sexual Health
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Suture Removal
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Travel Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Vaccinations
  • Virtual Care
  • Welcome To Medicare Exam
  • Wellness
  • Women's Health
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Practice locations

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1100
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

301-215-9420

Fax 301-215-4470

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miles away

Fax 301-215-4470

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Open HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • First Health PPO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • United Student Resources
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Tricare Standard

Education

Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2013)

Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2011)

Medical School: Louisiana State Univ Medical Center in New Orleans (2010)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.7
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Nov 1, 2022

    My first visit w/Dr. Paunovic & I was very impressed!

  • Oct 14, 2022

    Dr. Paunovic is welcoming and kind and listens to all anxiety and concerns and diagnoses effectiveness

  • Oct 6, 2022

    Great Overall Experience!!!